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  • Is the Bay Foundation ignoring the threat behind the Conowingo Dam?

    Is the Bay Foundation ignoring the threat behind the Conowingo Dam?
    Why does the Chesapeake Bay Foundation refuse to take seriously the threat posed by the Conowingo Dam's inability to hold back Susquehanna River pollution? With respect to the effect of Susquehanna River pollutants, the bay foundation has taken an...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    Plant some trees The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and partner groups need volunteers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 3 to plant 1,000 trees at the old Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills. The event is suitable for adults, families and community groups. Dress...
  • Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading

    Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading
    Two Washington-based environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to block pollution trading in the Chesapeake Bay, contending the market-based cleanup program violates the federal Clean Water Act and will undermine rather than help efforts to restore the...
  • Court hears legal challenge to Chesapeake Bay 'pollution diet'

    Court hears legal challenge to Chesapeake Bay 'pollution diet'
    — In a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to jump-start the lagging restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, lawyers for farmers and homebuilders argued in federal court here Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its...
  • Ryleigh's OysterFest Saturday and Sunday

    Ryleigh's OysterFest Saturday and Sunday
    We're in oyster festival season, and Ryleigh's OysterFest is up next. The two-day block party takes place Saturday and Sunday on Cross Street in Federal Hill. The Saturday block party, from noon-11 p.m., also features $1 oysters, fresh-squeezed crushes...
  • Floating marsh vital to Inner Harbor's future

    Regarding your article about a proposed floating wetland in the Inner Harbor, there shouldn't be much debate needed because the positive attributes of such a project far outweigh the negatives ("Largest Inner Harbor marsh project yet is stirring debate,"...
  • Striped bass reproduction hits record low

    Striped bass reproduction hits record low
    The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday. State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
  • Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film

    Scientists find a little to like in 'Bay' film
    SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot. Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual." Bay scientists and...
  • Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs

    Bill would give farmers 10-year reprieve on new regs
    A bill moving through the General Assembly would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new state or local environmental regulations if the state Department of Agriculture deems they're doing their part to clean up the Chesapeake Bay. To get the...
  • Regulating farms with certainty

    The concept behind the proposed Maryland Agriculture Certainty Program is sound. Farmers would voluntarily agree to meet relatively high standards for pollution runoff and hire third-party inspectors to verify the results. In return, they would be...
  • Oyster happy hours are popping up around town

    Oyster happy hours are popping up around town
    Oyster happy hours have been popping up lately. Corner BYOB in Hampden had a Saturday afternoon oyster party a few weeks ago. They called it a Shuck-n-Chat. Love that. In January, Ten Ten in Harbor East started up Local Oyster Nights on Tuesday...